Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Events and Programs

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals programs and special events support Children's Hospital. The yellow Miracle Balloon is Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' most recognizable symbol. But our fundraising and awareness efforts go far beyond just balloon icon sales.

Find out how you can join us in making miracles happen for the local families that need them most.

CMN hospitals events and programs

Children's Hospital Dance MarathonDance Marathons are student-run fundraising events at colleges and high schools where people come together to dance for pledges. These events are the result of year-long efforts to generate support through personal and organizational fundraising.

Interested in helping make miracles happen for the kids in your community? Feel free to contact us about how to establish this program at your school.

Play games. Heal kids.

Play Games. Heal Kids.That's the tagline for Extra Life, a virtual grassroots experience that mobilizes passionate game lovers to help sick and injured kids at Children's Hospital. Extra Lifers raise money year-round, culminating in a massive international day of play each fall.

Participants register at, then simply ask friends and family to sponsor their fundraising goal and efforts. You can sign up as an individual, start your own team or join Team Vanderbilt. Grab a video game controller, a board game or any other game of your choosing and play to help kids at Children's Hospital.


El Jefe 96.7 FM

Tune in each December to WRVW 107.5 The River for the River of Hope Radiothon and each March to El Jefe 96.7 FM. Each year, on-air personalities share stories of local children treated at Children’s Hospital and encourage listeners to make a pledge to CMN Hospitals.


Our annual CMN Hospitals Telethon on WTVF NewsChannel 5, highlights miracle stories from patients and families at Children’s Hospital. This is also a great opportunity for us to thank our corporate partners who raise funds for us throughout the year.

Last Edited: November 30, 2017
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